Friday, February 12, 2010

February 18 - Washington Capitals vs. Ottawa Senators (at Ottawa)

Third game in a row with a hat trick! This time it was Alex Semin and his goals were a thing of beauty... and yet, the Capitals still lost. :(

Bruce Boudreau was seriously harsh on the defense and Varlamov after the game last night... and I agreed with him. All game I kept wondering why they didn't pull Varly. It's a bad sign when your team scores five goals including a hat trick and you still lose in regulation. The Capitals are better than that and they could have shored up the defense and kept a few of the Senators' six goals out of the net.

I really hope the Caps win on Saturday in St. Louis. It would be good to head in to the Olympic break remembering how to win.

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